Amalgamation Toolkit

The Amalgamation Toolkit provides a practical level of support to councils undertaking an amalgamation and/or boundary changes.

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Capability Framework

The Local Government Capability Framework sets out the essential knowledge, skills, abilities and other attributes needed to work effectively in local government.

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Community Perceptions of Local Government

LGNSW commissioned Micromex Research and Consulting to undertake research into community perceptions of local government in 2017.

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Crown Lands

Councils have a significant role in managing crown reserves which are important to the physical and social wellbeing of local people.

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Guidance for Functional Project Teams

Practical advice for key functional areas within councils, designed for use by project teams/working groups.

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LGNSW Member Value

LGNSW exists for its members, and we are very focused on ensuring that our members receive value from their Association.

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Local Government Act Review

The Local Government Act 1993 is being reviewed by the Office of Local Government in several phases.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Toolkit

A toolkit to help councils prevent and minimise psychological injuries and create a mentally healthy workplace. 

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NSW Local Government Workforce Strategy 2016-2020

The NSW Local Government Workforce Strategy 2016-2020 sets the direction for a range of initiatives and projects to address the workforce challenges facing local government in NSW over the next four years.

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Research and Innovation Fund

The LGNSW Research and Innovation Fund aims to support new areas of research, policy development and innovation for the advancement of local government in NSW.

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Workforce and Future Skills Reports

Local Government NSW and its state and territory associations undertook research in 2017-18 on the local government workforce and its future skills needs.

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